I found myself wondering today whether liberalism is something that instilled in seminaries. I find the younger priests here in South Africa to be quite liberal, while their older counter parts (trained at the same college) are conservative about matters of the faith. The only explanation I could come out with is that the seminary itself is being used to ensure that it produces a certain caliber of priest, a caliber that reflects the state of the church at any given moment. If indeed this is the case, that our only Southern African seminary (College Of the Transfiguration) has gone liberal, then it is only a matter of time before we get Episcopal Church 2 (the sequel). Even on the latest provincial synod outcome on sexuality - the motion gained more support from the priests and less from the Bishops (who, naturally are an older generation). Could it be a fair assessment to assume that short of a miracle, the worst is yet to come?